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New Report Online from Location Filming for "Half-Blood Prince" (Updated)

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2007, 05:08 PM

There is a new report online today from location filming for the upcoming “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” film. Crews were due to film this weekend at a train station in a town outside of London. Marc from HarryPotter-Xperts.de let us know they have a report fromContinued...

Movies

ABC Family to Air "Harry Potter Weekend" in December

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2007, 03:30 PM

The ABC Family television channel is once again set to air a Harry Potter weekend as part of their "Countdown to 25 Days to Christmas" special. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is set to air Friday November 30 at 7:30pm (ET), followed by "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" on Saturday,Continued...

J.K. Rowling

Sotheby's Adds Catalog Note From Jo on "Beedle the Bard" Book

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2007, 02:16 PM

As TLC reported yesterday, Sotheby's has updated more items from author J.K. Rowling to be auctioned off on December 13, and as noted previously, there is a catalog previewing this action that is available to the public, with proceeds to benefit The Children's Voice charity. WhileContinued...

Leung

Two Harry Potter Actors Take the Top "Hot Scot" Spot

Posted by: sue
November 18, 2007, 02:08 AM

The Scotsman has released their annual list of the most eligible or “hottest” Scots, and topping the list are two actors from the Harry Potter films. Actress Katie Leung who portrays Cho Chang, was ranked at the number one spot on the women’s list, and “has topped theContinued...

Movies

WB Revamps "Order of the Phoenix" Website

Posted by: sue
November 17, 2007, 05:19 PM

Warner Brothers has given the official US “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” website a complete makeover today. The site is now revamped to highlight the OotP DVD, with a special countdown clock that you can embed on your blog or website, ticking off the days hours and minutes untilContinued...

J.K. Rowling

Sotheby's To Auction Original JK Rowling Sketch and More in December

Posted by: sue
November 17, 2007, 03:15 PM

As reported previously, author J.K. Rowling will be auctioning off a hand-written copy of her special "Tales of Beedle the Bard"book for charity via Sotheby's in London, England. The auction house has now added a few more items from J.K. Rowling that will be auctioned the sameContinued...

Watson

Emma Watson Adds Photos from LA Hand Foot and Wand Ceremony

Posted by: sue
November 17, 2007, 02:54 PM

The official Emma Watson website has been updated with some very clear photos of the “Hand, Foot and Wand” ceremony in LA earlier this summer. At this ceremony the trio of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson had their foot and hand prints added to the cement outsideContinued...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"Deathly Hallows" Translation Released in Portugal and in the Netherlands (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
November 17, 2007, 01:36 AM

The country of Portugal is now celebrating the release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” as the translated version of the seventh book in author J. K. Rowling’s series was released there today. TLC reader Rute, tells us of a midnight release party for winners of the previouslyContinued...

Contests

Potter Year in Summary Contest Now Open

Posted by: Edward
November 16, 2007, 11:35 PM

As 2007 draws to a close, the time comes to take a look back at the many events that have happened this past year in the fandom. Our wonderful contest crew has a new contest to announce that lets you share with others your memories and experiences in the artistic medium of your choice. The Potter Year inContinued...

A Call to Dumbledore's Army of the Real World to Help in Darfur

Posted by: sue
November 16, 2007, 09:58 PM

As readers of the Harry Potter novels know, many characters in the beloved series work together to confront social issues. So too have Harry Potter fans who are long noted for their concern and response toward pressing real life issues. One such issue is the crisis in Darfur, andContinued...

HBP Film

"Half-Blood Prince" Location Filming Continues in the UK

Posted by: Edward
November 16, 2007, 06:14 PM

Filming for the sixth film, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” is continuing this weekend in Surbiton, a suburban area near London, England. The Wandsworth Guardian is reporting crews are preparing to film scenes at a local train station beginning this Friday through Sunday.Continued...

HBP Film

Casting Now Complete for "Half-Blood Prince"

Posted by: sue
November 16, 2007, 12:00 PM

The names of two actors who will portray a younger Lord Voldemort in the upcoming "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" film have now been revealed. Newsround is reporting that Hero Fiennes Tiffin (age 9 and nephew of actor Ralph Fiennes) will play the 11-year-old Tom Riddle. An actor named FrankContinued...

Contests

Contest to Visit Set of "Half-Blood Prince" For FaceBook Users

Posted by: sue
November 16, 2007, 12:13 AM

Warner Brothers has now launched a new contest to win a visit to the set of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" via the Facebook website. Open to residents of the USContinued...

JKRowling.com

J.K. Rowling Updates with New Rubbish Bin Entries On India Religious Festival Controversy and More

Posted by: sue
November 15, 2007, 03:05 PM

Our favorite author is doing some updating on her website today, including two new entries in her "rubbish bin" section of JKRowling.com. First, Jo addresses the matter of the lawsuit involving use of a Hogwarts castle replica in India around the time of a religious festival. JKR clarifies reportsContinued...

OotP Film

MTV Feature on "Order of the Phoenix" DVD with More on Snape's Worst Memory and Hall of Prophecy Footage

Posted by: sue
November 15, 2007, 12:36 PM

MTV has now posted online a special feature featuring deleted scenes from the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD, as well as some fantastic behind the scenes footage of the Hall of Prophecy. The clip includes two new interviewsContinued...

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